Dolby Atmos Presence Growing in Video Game Market

Lost somewhat amid the hype around the Microsoft One X console and virtual reality at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles earlier this month was the clear sign that Dolby Atmos surround sound technology is attaining a larger presence in the video game mar... More

M&E Journal: All In on IP? Not so Fast …

By Tom “TV” Burns, CTO of M&E, Dell EMC - I think it’s safe to say we’re all in agreement when it comes to the momentum behind the move to IP-based workflows. That’s not to say I don’t harbor any sympathetic feelings for those still tied to their Serial Digital... More

Caringo Product Manager: More Enhancements to Swarm are on the ‘Roadmap’

Caringo recently rolled out several enhancements to its Swarm object-based storage platform and more improvements are on the Austin, Texas-based company’s “roadmap,” according to product manager Eric Dey. “We continuously are enhancing our product and all the component... More

Accenture Execs: Strong Digital, Cloud and Security Demand Gave Company Q3 Boost

Accenture continued to see strong demand for digital, cloud and security-related services in its third quarter (ended May 31), and those businesses – which the company refers to as “the New” for shorthand – for the first time, accounted for about 50% of its total revenue ... More

Strong Cloud Adoption for Adobe in Q2; Company Acquires VR Tech

Strong Creative Cloud and Document Cloud adoption and retention continued to drive Adobe’s digital media revenue, boosting its overall results for the second quarter (ended June 2), according to the company. Separately, Adobe said June 21 that it bought all SkyBox technology... More

Wipro Cybersecurity Report Sees Rise in Attacks

IT, consulting and business process services firm Wipro has released its first-ever cybersecurity report — interviewing nearly 140 CISO teams across various industries — and the results are disheartening: 2016 saw a 53.6% rise in the number of records stolen year over year, a... More

Verizon Digital Media Services Execs: Personalization Plays Key Role in Effectively Monetizing OTT Services

Many content owners have already launched over-the-top (OTT) online video services, but some of them have yet to find effective ways to increase revenue, reduce costs and keep viewers satisfied, according to Verizon Digital Media Services (VDMS) executives, who pointed to persona... More

Deluxe’s Company 3, Encore Handle ‘American Gods’ Work

For the new Starz original series “American Gods,” Deluxe Entertainment Services Group’s collection of companies figured in heavily behind the scenes. The eight, one-hour episodes (produced by FremantleMedia North America) had its extensive visual effects facilitated via... More

M&E Journal: Strengthening Digital Content Workflow and Systems Security

By Blake White and Richard Delia, Cognizant Business Consulting’s Communications, Media & Technology Practice - No technology can secure content that the people involved have not committed to securing. In our experience, many people who are directly involved with process... More

Sony Preps ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ VR Experience

Ahead of the July 7 theatrical release of “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” the virtual reality arm of Sony Pictures is debuting a VR experience for the film, putting VR fans in the shoes of the superhero. “Spider-Man: Homecoming VR” will be available first at special events, ... More

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